Large silver altar cross and carved ivory Christ with traces of polychromy. Cylindrical branches with spherical ends with flowered necks and adorned with a cherub head. Foliated fleurons at the intersection of the branches? Large poly-lobed base with openwork frieze of a frieze with plant motifs. Punches on the base, the stem and the stipe: BR Beautiful stylization of the hair and perzonium with fringed edges adorned with ocelli, Christ. Indo-Portuguese art of the late 16th century. A fine example of the marriage of silver and ivory in the art of Iberian goldsmithery. cf. al. from the Museum of the Holy Cross in Vila Viçosa C.Esteras Martin: "Alorda Derksen Coll., Plateria de los siglosXIV-XVIII, 2006 Top 67.6, Christ alone 28.5, base diam.